On Tuesday evening a vote was taken by the Paterson City Council on indicted Mayor Jose Torres. Within the resolution that was presented for a vote was a vote of no confidence and also included a call for Mayor Torres to resign from his position effective immediately in light of the NJ Attorney General’s indictment.
I have read the letter from Mr. Pedro Rodriquez regarding the Paterson Reassessment Program which is currently ongoing. I would just like to clear up some misconceptions which I noticed in the letter and advise the taxpayers of Paterson some of the true facts about the reassessment program.
On May 24, 2016, the City of Paterson Municipal Council approved a contract with the company Appraisal Systems for an amount of $800,000 for an annual revaluation of the city’s properties.
Ted Van Dyk has been active in national policy making for over 50 years. He has served in the White House, State Department, and as policy director of several presidential campaigns. Recently, Mr. Van Dyk argued in an opinion piece that his fellow Democrat’s efforts to destroy President Trump are abnormal.
Back in July 2016, myself, members of Black Lives Matter-Paterson and dozens of community members stood before the city council to request the council put forth a vote of no confidence in the leadership of Joey Torres following the announcement of an investigation into the DPW scandal.
The United States Small Business Administration (SBA) is looking for inner city small business owners located in Paterson or other urban areas in New Jersey to participate in its fourth Emerging Leaders Initiative, a seven-month intensive entrepreneurship education series held at Rutgers Business School in Newark.
“The most dangerous creation in any society is the man who has nothing to lose.” – James Baldwin I want to preface this by saying that this is not a slight towards any community organization. We are all trying to find a remedy to curtail the violence within our community. But I have to mention…